Greece

Greeks get green – putting nature in citizens’ hands

Green spaces are fundamental to urban living. They provide us with places to exercise, socialise and relax. They also play a vital role in cooling our cities, improving air quality by removing smoke, dust and other pollutants from the air. Despite the considerable benefits, there simply aren’t enough green areas … Read more »

Minecraft: Education Edition comes to European schools

A new version of Minecraft aimed at helping schoolchildren learn has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students. Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »

Meet the women who will shape Europe’s future

Nuvola Rosa

Marina is a straight A student aiming to pursue a career in medicine; Molly and Lois are both passionate interior designers; and Rocio is an aspiring engineer with a desire to help build Europe’s future. What do they have in common? All four recognise the importance of technology in securing … Read more »

Kodu Kup: Team Greece

About Kodu Kup: Greece According to the European Commission and the “New Media Consortium” report, it is estimated that by 2020, the 90% of jobs will require high quality education and digital skills. Greece has already focused on promoting digital skills in schools in order to meet the European digital … Read more »

Intale – Digitalizing retail in Greece

By Mark Lange, Director EU Institutional Relations, Microsoft Success stories from Greece are welcome news, and it is with pleasure that we would like to feature Intale as the July edition of European Cloud SME of the Month. Intale is using the cloud infrastructure to provide a service to small … Read more »

Re-routing 5 European cities with Mike Corey and Skype!

By Lisa Boch-Andersen, Senior Director for Communications, Microsoft Europe Get to know about the adventures of travel blogger Mike Corey. He journeyed through Istanbul, France, Spain, Italy and Greece for the ultimate Skype travel adventure: Re-routed! 5 European cities and out-of-the-box activities such as bungee jumping, he was armed with … Read more »